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week festivities are under way in san francisco. the navy's hover craft and landing craft, landed in ocean beach. >>> the hover craft is part of the city's disaster response training exercise during fleet week. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating the men and women in uniform and giving them the grace they deserve, we want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian roll that our military has. >> navy officials say the hover craft could deliver supplies, equipment and personnel to san francisco in the event of the major disaster. and the main attraction for the weekend's air show is already in town. the blue angels arrived yesterday. the navy's precision flying team is set to practice tomorrow. following that, plu angels. -- blue angels. they will have a meet an greet. >>> and we have a crew in san jose, following the shooting involving the san mateo transit officer. we may have the latest what may have caused it on the 10:00 news. >>> the cost not the morality of california's suspended death penalty. >>> of course, the oakland a's.
here to see the blue angels. and those navy pilots did not disappoint. >> the skill, it's amazing what these pilots do. and it also makes you feel a bit patriotic. it's wonderful. >> reporter: it was impossible not to hear the blue angels in san francisco today. and for those who looked up, impossible to look away. flying in formation just 18 inches apart and approaching the sound barrier, for in the navy's f-18s are always fleet week's biggest highlights. fleet week began this morning with a parade of ships as vessels from the navy and coast guard traveled under the golden gate bridge and into the bay. but for 12-year-old wyatt jayhugh, it was all about what was flying overhead. >> i love the blue angels and the big giant planes. i just love everything about airplanes. >> reporter: the air show included some impressive air acrobatics and some high-flying action from the air force's f-22 raptor. spectators were also wowed by a b-2 stealth bomber. >> the weather is great. and the show, yeah. excited to see the warships and all these fighter planes fly by. >> reporter: and fleet week con
the sound barrier, for many the navy's f-18s are always fleet week's biggest highlights. it gab this morning with the parade of ships as vessels from the navy and coast guard traveled under the golden gate bridge and into the bay. but for 12-year-old wyatt jahue, it was all about what was flying overhead. >> i love the blue angels and the big giant planes. i love everything about airplanes. >> reporter: the air show included some impressive air acrobatics and some high flying action from the air force's f-22 raptor. spectators were also wowed by a stealth bomber. many of the thousands who came to fleet week heeded warnings about not trying to drive into the city. we found a few who decided to take their chances. and were pleasantly surprised. >> we tried it and we did it and there was no traffic. got all the way into the presidio and parked for free and walked down here. >> reporter: fleet week continues in the city tomorrow. the blue angels take to the sky again at 3:00 p.m. live in san francisco, monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> thanks a lot. >>> still ahead at 11:00, a rough day for t
. >>> now a scene from a movie right there on san francisco bay. we'll tell you about today's navy landing and the dual purpose served. and a cool down underway. fog is already starting to settle into the cost. sheaf meteorologist bill martin will let us know how much cooler it's going to be by tomorrow . >>> the nus navy landed on ocean beach today. this navy hovercraft is part of a disaster response training exercise that partially leaks military and local emergency teams participated. >> this is exactly what fleet week is all about. in addition to celebrating our men and women in uniform and -- and giving them the -- the praise that they de serve we also want to take the opportunity to practice the humanitarian role our military sdmraz tomorrow and friday the blue angels will be taking practice runs above the city. >>> we have our chief meteorologist bill martin here, and you actually saw that. >> i did see it. it's huge. so today as it cooled down a lot and you see the fog coming in about noon. the fog is moving into the bay right now. as you know it's 20 degrees cooler in some of the
is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >> my job consists of maintaining the aircraft, doing prechecks before flight. >> there is would a three-hour long wait to get on board the hybrid electric ship in the country. >> capable of bringing the marines ashore, through our helicopters. the ship also has a lot of use in a humanitarian assistance, disaster recovery mission. reporter: here kids got to see it all. >> my grandfather was in the navy and my dad brought me here to have found and learn about all the ships in the navy. >> adults also let their imagines -- imagination run wild. >> the blue angels and fleet week, there's too much to do. reporter: the blue angels are still flying. they did get off to a rocky start. the started 25-30 minutes late but there are thousan
own got to hop in the cockpit and take a ride with the navy's precision flight team. grant lotus wasn't the only one though. the danville pilot best known for safely landing a disabled u.s. airlines jet on the hudson in 2009 was there too! you see him standing there. he flew fighter jets in the '70s and said he felt like a kid again! then it was grant's turn. >> 6.2 gs, which is pretty good. and we hit that on the break here. so we did pretty well. fought it off, stayed awake the whole time. we tid break the speed of sound. >> there's a lot more where that came from. tune in tomorrow for the in-flight video of grant. he may not have passed out, but did he get sick? [ laughter ] >> kron4 will bring you the blue angels show live, sponsored by jeep. saturday, october the 6th at 3:00 pm. >>> the baseball playoffs are set for the giants and the a's. gary is up next. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools. today, we're forty-seventh out of fifty in per-pupil funding. now these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut e
by the united states navy and the blue angels. and those huge crowds will also see some of the top skippers in the world humming some of the fastest boats on water in fleet and match race competitions. and one of those skippers, the winningest sir russell coutts leading his oracle crew against the swedish artemis team in the first match race. the oracle supporting the giants with the sf logo on their boats. and in what looked like a victory coutts, it was ruled he had not correctly rounded four. so he was disqualified. so artemis advances to face jimmy spithill's oracle usa team. and so the final four and the championship finals of the match racing competition all set for saturday on the bay. and now coming up at 6:00, we will go 25 years back in time to look at the 1987 america's cup where dennis conner and stars and stripes took the cup back from the awustralians, what wer you doing in 1987? i think i was doing my algebra work. >> i was there in san diego watching it in the late 80s. >> i was doing my math homework as well. >> laurence son the water. kate longworth is in detroit. jaymee i
at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it h
the landmarks around the city. navy photographers at the practice session stated that the pilots will review the session to make adjustments if needed. they want to make sure that this will be a perfect show on saturday and sunday. >> the blue angels had a special guest. earlier tonight we showed to just four on the record that i did not pass out or lose my lunch. let's rock and roll. >> i this was this was right after the flight. the pilot was a great and he talked me through everything. he was very grateful and he did not try to make me throw up. what were you trying to do catch your breath? >> they call that hit king because it is where you take a deep breaths and so that you can't keep the blood in your head from rushing down. i know it was exciting were you ever afraid? >> these pilots of the best in the world so i was not afraid. we did have parachutes. we were going about 600 mi. per hour. it was just an exceptional experience and one that i still have not came down from. i can tell you are very excited. it is fun to have this video and to share with everyone. >> let's check in with j
laden man hunt is set to debut two days before the election. navy seals killed osama bin laden in may 2011. the film which will air on the national geographic channel is distributed by the weinstein company, the chairman is a prominent fundraiser for the obama campaign. national geographic says the timing is not meant to be political. >>> turkey wants an emergency nato meeting after bombs launched from syria hit a turkish border town. five civilians and three children were killed. the syria calls it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkway yesterday morning. officers pulled him over, and tommed him to put his hands -- and told him to put his hands up and shot him. they claimed he was reaching under his seat but passenger says his hands were
the navy has to offer, you'll want to arrive early. reporting live here at pier 32, bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> all right, bob. thank you very much. he's one of the lucky ones that gets to check that out. >>> at and t park, you can feel the excitement. treated to two playoff games. amy has been camping out since 4:30 a.m. she has the forecast on lockdown. a good morning to you, a long day so far. >> reporter: but a good day, jon, for sure. so as you said, we have been here since 4:30 this morning. and pretty much the sea gulls were asleep at that point. 8:00 the buzz started happening. right now we have grounds crew guys working on the field. they are painting the 2012 post season logo. getting the field prepped with all the paraphernalia that represents the october quest that we're on. with tv crews coming in, they are miking the stadium. it's very, very busy right now. we have tours coming in. but probably the best news to share with fans so far today that broke around 7:00 a.m. was major league baseball announcing the nlds schedule through tuesday. we have a graphic to help fol
vehicles. san francisco police will be out in full force while the navy's blue angels soar overhead saturday and sunday, parade of shifts kick off as part of fleet week. don't forget the bluegrass festival, 49ers taking on buffalo bill's and the parade in north beach. to top it off two mega cruise ships will be docking bringing 7000 people here. all in all a jam packed weekend. in san francisco, ktvu. >> this is not the only place with big events. stanford will host arizona wildcats tomorrow and bears will take on ucla at memorial stadium. justin beiber concert, madonna and florence and the machine will be performing. there is a lot on the schedule this weekend. we have it all organized for you on our website at ktvu.com where we have summaries telling you about some of the weekend's big events. go to the front page and look for that weekend extra tab. there is hope down the road for residents who are looking for alternatives to a rough commute. in a few minutes we'll tell you why the scene is antioch today as a sign of relief on the way. >>> new detail about his the death of a 34 y
. >>> all right, well the navy in thailand, latest group to go gangnam style. a few dozen soldiers do their thing there. >> it took three days for the navy to film and ed it this masterpie masterpiece. the sailors wanted to change their usually serious image to something more fun and why not. since everybody is going gangnam style. 330 million times that tune has been watched. >> amazing. >> number one in australia. and the uk. >> it is catchy. >> it is catchy. no doubt about it. >> come on. >> what is it like this? >> like a horsey. >> i'm not doing it. >> you made me do it. instigator over here. coming up the nation and neighbors joining together to give a little boy with cancer a christmas to remember. a story you will remember as well. >>> first, the new national punchline. replacement refs, got a pretty bad rap, we sit down with one who was on the field during the fail mary. you are watching "world news now". >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by swiffer, 360 duster. ♪ doesn't have to take longer. lean i'm done. i'm gonna read one of these. i'm gonna read one
: this amphibious navy craft came slashing into san francisco's ocean beach from a carrier 8 miles out. it was carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after a natural disaster or terror attack. >> this is an incredible example of the kind of activities that may have to happen and the more we practice it the more we will be ready for it. >> reporter: it was a joint army navy drill and an opportunity to remind san franciscoians that they do humanitarian mixes along with military. >> what you see here today onboard this craft is just a single demonstration but certainly the craft can replenish itsself back to the ship numerous times. >> reporter: arriving by sea and by air the marines landed two helicopters in the sleepy outer sunset at lake merced and there picked up civilian medical professionals to acquaint them with what the military can do if called upon to help. the pilot is enjoying this mission of show and tell. >> it is great to come up here and show the locals and the citizens just what we do and what we are capable of. >> reporter:he helicoprs took the ci
of that country bringing the death toll this year to at least 257 americans. >>> and a navy s.e.a.l. who gave his life in afghanistan was honored on saturday. the navy's newest ship, the "uss michael murphy," it was commissioned in new york city. the destroyer is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> and nearly two dozen people were injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp sliding down an embankment before stopping finally on its side. eight of the passengers were critically injured, but none of the injuries are considered life-threatening. police believe the bus driver was driving too fast. >>> and finally here's something any football fan, well, any bratwurst fan would want at their tailgate today. this is -- check this out -- the world's largest or rather longest bratwurst. a wisconsin supermarket set the record on saturday cooking and serving the 52-inch -- sorry, 52'2" sausage, even
is open for tours. it was the navy's only hybrid electric vessel. agatha and jodi are first in line today to see it. >> it's just a really need opportunity. you don't really get to see these things, especially in idaho falls, idaho. my husband wanted to see this so we are doing it for our anniversary. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you. >> that couple got in line at 7:30 this morning. probably a good idea because yesterday people waited as long as three hours for tours of the ship. it's free. it's docked south of the bay bridge. open today and tomorrow. back live for the shot of the ship. by the way, 3,000 people toured this vessel yesterday. you know, like i said, it's a hybrid ship. i made the joke earlier this morning, it's like a gigantic prius. i talked to a navy officer a few moments ago and he said kind of, not really, and we left it at that. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> all right. thanks very much. >> the mayor said 100 more taxis will be out. muni is providing extra service, including the special service from the civic center. and you will see additional ferries on the
from nasa and the u.s. navy will pay tribute to neil armstrong. he loved the navy and the sea, and his ashes were scattered in the atlantic ocean. today's ceremony will be held on the uss hornet at alameda point, we are feeling the pain at the pump with gas pricing soaring. some stations are breaking the $5 a gallon mark. cab drivers to delivery, busy to the commuter, nobody is liking what they pay at the pump. food truck operators say the cost of business goes up another $200 a month just because of the gas price increase. >> we don't want to pass that along to the customers, but at some point we have to. >> every time it goes down, refinery blows up, they jack is back up. it's like this on purpose or something. >> the spikes might be temporary, but if it a while, delivery charges and food prices could start going up for everybody. >>> higher gas prices have driven many people to wait in long lines to fill up tanks and dis-- at discount retailers. this is at a cots co. several stations with lower prices have reported even running out of unleaded fuel because of the demand. many econom
to help turn out the hispanic vote in navy nevada. i sat down with him for an exclusive one on one. he said republicans should calm down about the polls. he believes that mitt romney's going to have a strong debate and he said the message should be very simple. take a listen. >> my pitch to voters is simple. we can't afford four more years of barak obama. we can barely afford four more months. if we have four more years of barak obama, we can't wait four years for people to find jobs or our houses to be worth what we paid for them. we can't wait four years for our kids to find job when is they graduate college. we can't wait for four more years. we can't afford it. >> marco rubio told me he thinks mitt romney, having a chance tomorrow night for the first time ever to be on the same stage with the president of the united states in his words, will crystallize the choice for voters. i think that's about the only thing the obama camp agrees with as well. >> we're about to get going on this, thanks. >>> shepard smith and the fox report in studio b teams are live in denver tomorrow night for
see it through this fence but we have a big old navy vessel and some of the sailing yachts for fleet week. it's going to be a busy loud weekend at least if yesterday was any indication. listen in. [ sound of blue angel jets ] >> reporter: that was the blue angels as they did a practice round yesterday. don't drive. that is the best advice. it shouldn't be a huge shocker but parking will be hard in the san francisco area. to avoid most gridlock, you can avoid the waterfront, use side streets. maybe the san mateo bridge might be a good option, bay bridge, golden gate bridge very popular and going to be very busy. now, if fleet week and america's cup weren't enough we made a map of a few of the other things going on. we have hardly strictly bluegrass, that's in golden gate park. giants games over at at&t. 49ers, castro street fair, italian heritage parade, and then outside of the city florence & the machine performing in mountain view, madonna in san jose, justin bieber is in town. we also got a cal game so, whew, there's just so much go
the death toll this year to at least 257 americans. >>> and a navy s.e.a.l. who gave his life in afghanistan was honored on saturday, the navy's newest ship, "uss michael murphy." it is named for the first awarded the medal of honor during that war in afghanistan. murphy was killed trying to save fellow s.e.a.l.s during an ambush back in 2005. >>> nearly two dozen people injured when a bus overturned in new jersey saturday. the bus traveling from toronto, canada, to new york went off an exit ramp sliding down an embankment br stopping finally on its side. eight of the passengers were critically injured but none considered life-threatening. police believe the bus driver was driving too fast. >>> finally here's something any football fan, he will well, any bratwurst fan would want at their tailgate. this is, check this out -- the world's largest or rather longest bratwurst, wisconsin supermarket set the record on saturday cooking and serving the 52-inch -- sorry, 52-foot, 2 inch sausage, even had a bun custom-made to fit it in the grocery store. $20,000 spe spent on the brat and organizing the
. and he says today was better than he remembered. >>> look at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as
. >>> a navy hover craft roared onto ocean beach in san francisco today. the hover craft was there, hoping to kick off this year's fleet week. it's landing was part of a disaster response training exercise. it could be used to deliver emergency supplies and crews after an earthquake or other natural disaster, where bridges are destroyed. fleet week continues right on through this weekend. you can head to ktvu.com for details details about all of this week's festivities. we have the hardly strictly blue grass festival, and of course fleet week. >>> our presidential debate coverage continues right after the break. >> we watched the debate with several political experts at a packed event in the south bay. when it comes to who won, they do not agree. >> in seven minutes, a fundamental change to california's criminal justice system. the measure voters will consider to end the death penalty as we know it. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, a
breaks out with iran in the persian gulf, it will look a lot like this drill. u.s navy sailor lors making splt second decisions on whether to fight. >> i ask, would you shoot? knowing you're responsible for the lives of everybody on board? that's a tough one. if you get it right, congr congratlaces. >> reporter: but the biggest battles could be fought under water. >> no one goes out unless someone has put mines in the water. >> reporter: a $10,000 mine could cripple a $10 million cargo ship. to understand how to defeat these explosives, you've got to go to the disputed waters, where the latest technology is being depl deployed. we lead on a special chopper that can destroy mines. one of several to keep power in the area. it drops an acoustic line into the gulf, which mimics the sound of a real ship to trick the mine into detonating. these are the open seas, but the iranian territorial waters are less than 70 miles away. mining the entire strait of hormuz would take thousands of sets of mines and weeks they probably don't have. diving teams still go down to disable explosives, but now, the
for really challenging exercises and that is a favorite among navy seals. those are today's consumer headlines. back to you. >> thank you, laura. >>> turning to weather now. about this time last night, we would look outside as we do and you could not see the lens. the fog and i don't know about you, but it was -- i was going 40 dollars an our. >> and it was foggy this morning when kids woke up and that seems to have burned off and that is humidity. >> the temperatures into the lower 80s, 81 in town. >> wow. hello, summer. >> and that is with limited sunshine, too and that is a warm air mass on top of that and we'll have fog tonight and tomorrow for the commute and shouldn't be anything like in the morning. sentinel radar, this is on a close view here and with the clouds, we really tonight have aning in the way of rain now. we have a small brief shower coming in to work this afternoon and that seems to have left us. mainly clouds where they have gotten some sunshine this afternoon and a few spots have gotten more sunshine like right now, fredericksburg is 85 and they have some sunshin
in the navy today that any time since 1917? the air force is older and smaller in its fleet at any time since 1947 when it was formed. you know our troops were s stretched to the limit, and yet he wants to shrink the number of troops, shipbuilding, purchases of aircraft. i will take us in a different direction. i will maintain a military second to none that is so strong no one will ever test us, we will add to our navy, air force, and to our active-duty personnel. >> usa! >> one of the great experiences i have had is meeting men and women who have served in our military. i deeply respect and appreciate the sacrifice that they have made, and i appreciate the sacrifice of their families. and those that have been lost and their families. i wonder if those who are here today who have served in the military or are serving will please to raise their hands and be recognized. wow. thank you. this is a beautiful corner of god's creation, but that wonderful line from one of our national hymns comes to mind, " oh beautiful, for heroes for liberating strife." i love our national heroes, the men and women
for those details. >>> a different spectacle in the city yesterday. the navy and marine corps landed a giant harbor craft on san francisco's ocean beach. we were waiting for it, unfortunately it came on after the morning show but there it is. we stuck around long enough to catch video of it. it's huge. it can help in a major disaster they say if bridges go down, they can avoid supplies, whatever. it was used during hurricane katrina to help in the efforts there and other humanitarian efforts around the world. so pretty impressive. of course we have the blue angels live sponsored by jeep on kron 4 hosted by mark daniel. 3:00 p.m., saturday, october 6th. >>> let's get to weather and traffic. we mentioned george a second ago. he's following several hot spots.things are not getting mu better, james. we're still tracking major delays on a number of freeways, east bay and south bay starting 480 in the westbound direction. the ride into livermore out of the altamont pass is not so bad getting into dublin now but look at this drive time, 55 minutes to get to the dublin interchange from the 205 in
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